Young Sheldon

Young Sheldon (2017)

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A Solar Calculator, a Game Ball, and a Cheerleader's Bosom - S1-E5

Factual error: The commentary suggests that Sheldon had the correct solution to problem 1 and merely lost points on the quiz because he didn't show his work. In reality he did the first problem incorrectly. Taking the derivative of (x+2) ^2+ (y+1) ^2 = 13 with respect to x yields: 2* (x+2) +2* (y+1) * (dy/dx) = 0 which implies that: dy/dx = - (x+2) / (y+1) and at the point (0,2) this means that the slope dy/dx is actually equal to - (2/3), not 2/3. It is correct that when using the form y=mx+b at the point 0,2 reveals that 2=m*0+b, or that b=2. So the correct equation for the tangent line is y = - (2/3) x + 2, not y = (2/3) x + 2 as shown in the episode. (00:13:55)

A Baby Tooth and the Egyptian God of Knowledge - S3-E20

Factual error: Georgie removes his stash of cash from the air vent in his bedroom (envelope with a photo of a mustang taped to it) and the cash ($20 bills) have a serial # starting with the letter "C" which is a series of bills that were not printed until 2001. (00:15:14)

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is putting his mittens on at the table he his seen putting the first one on and the second one is on the table, the shot changes and the mitten is no longer on the table. He raises his hands and both hands have mittens on them.

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A Patch, a Modem, and a Zantac - S1-E6

Factual error: At the start of the episode when someone is talking at the podium, there's a a periodic table behind him on the wall. On the left of barium, 'Sc' for scandium is there instead of 'Cs' for cesium.

Jiu-Jitsu, Bubble Wrap, and Yoo-Hoo - S1-E17

Plot hole: Near the start we see Sheldon using physics to try and take down Tam. This completely goes against all of Sheldon's phobias about touching people, especially socks. Even before this episode he has shown his displeasure at the thought of touching people. (00:05:00)

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Suggested correction: It says "Toledo, OH" as Toledo, Ohio where the company would be based.

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Georgie is fighting on the football pitch he is pulled off the other kid and stumbles back. Camera changes and he is seen being pulled again and landing on the floor.

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Poker, Faith and Eggs - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon and Missy are sitting at the table, Missy puts a paper in the basket in front of her. A couple of shots later when she says "sounds right" the paper has disappeared. In the next shot it reappears, in a different position than it was before.

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Freshman Orientation and the Inventor of the Zipper - S4-E6

Plot hole: Memaw gets a call from Dr. Sturgis saying that he has moved to Waxahatchie and would she please call him back. He does not say the new phone number, and this was well before cell phones were in widespread use by the general public, so it could only be a land line. Memaw calls him back, although she could not know the number.

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Answer: It is shown numerous time in The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon that Georgir Jr is not the smartest kid going. They simply tell him Sheldon is getting a hair cut as it is believable. It's also shown that Sheldon has had the same style hair cut since he was 5. Since he is 9 in Young Sheldon, he's had the same style for over 4 years already. Easy to overlook that he hadn't actually had it cut after that long.

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